Films / Programs

Retrospective

Shown in conjunction with Fassbinder — To Love Without Demands, Frameline39 proudly presents Querelle as this year's retrospective screening.

Querelle

Germany, 1982, 108M

New German Cinema wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1982 swansong, a fever-dream adaptation of Jean Genet’s classic 1947 novel of existential homoeroticism, stars hairy-chested Brad Davis as the titular sailor caught up in dangerous games of sadomasochistic seduction in a French port town teeming with lustful lads.

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